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Responsible Artificial Intelligence: Aligning Technology, Engineering and Ethics

7:30-9:00pm Saturday, January 26, 2019

Spalding Building, Room 155, University of Hawaii – Manoa

This moderated panel discussion will focus on the societal implications of progress in artificial intelligence and how perspectives on this vary around the world. The panel is open to all and no formal background in AI is required. The panelists include:

  • Dr. Yolanda Gil, Professor of Computer Sciences and Spatial Sciences at the University of Southern California, Director of the USC Center for Knowledge-Powered Interdisciplinary Data Science, and the 24th President of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
  • Dr. Huw Price, Professor of Philosophy at University of Cambridge and Academic Director of its Centre for the Study of Existential Risk and the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence
  • Dr. Francesca Rossi, the IBM AI Ethics Global Leader, distinguished research scientist at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Padova
  • Dr. Wu Dekai, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a founding fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics

    The panel will be moderated by Dr. Peter Hershock, Director of the Asian Studies Development Program at the East-West Center. The panel is being hosted as part of the Second Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society (AIES, Jan. 27-28) and in anticipation of the broader 33rd Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI, Jan. 27-Feb.1), both to be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.